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What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« on: April 14, 2019, 12:58:24 PM »
I'll start.
I was flying BA JFK to LHR. I wanted to get the front row seats so i told them I sprained my ankle,  and they gave me the front row.
When I was checking in they asked me if I needed a wheel chair, I told them I don't need one now but when I land I will take one. I totally forgot about it.

When I got off the plane there was a wheel chair waiting for me. I went in.

There was a huge customs line, they took me to the side and the agent just stamped my passport and let me right through.
After the attendant brought me to baggage claim, i picked up my suitcase said thank you, gave him a tip and walked away.

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 01:14:44 PM »
I'll start.
I was flying BA JFK to LHR. I wanted to get the front row seats so i told them I sprained my ankle,  and they gave me the front row.
When I was checking in they asked me if I needed a wheel chair, I told them I don't need one now but when I land I will take one. I totally forgot about it.

When I got off the plane there was a wheel chair waiting for me. I went in.

There was a huge customs line, they took me to the side and the agent just stamped my passport and let me right through.
After the attendant brought me to baggage claim, i picked up my suitcase said thank you, gave him a tip and walked away.

Did you really have a sprained ankle?

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2019, 01:37:04 PM »
I'll start.
I was flying BA JFK to LHR. I wanted to get the front row seats so i told them I sprained my ankle,  and they gave me the front row....
After the attendant brought me to baggage claim, i picked up my suitcase said thank you, gave him a tip and walked away.
This is wrong on so many levels...
« Last Edit: April 14, 2019, 02:07:07 PM by chief_mag »

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2019, 01:57:17 PM »
I'll start.
I was flying BA JFK to LHR. I wanted to get the front row seats so i told them I sprained my ankle,  and they gave me the front row.
When I was checking in they asked me if I needed a wheel chair, I told them I don't need one now but when I land I will take one. I totally forgot about it.

When I got off the plane there was a wheel chair waiting for me. I went in.

There was a huge customs line, they took me to the side and the agent just stamped my passport and let me right through.
After the attendant brought me to baggage claim, i picked up my suitcase said thank you, gave him a tip and walked away.
Was it worth spraining your ankle just for that? Now you had a sprained ankle for weeks to come!  ::)
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2019, 02:14:28 PM »

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2019, 03:54:31 PM »
I'll start.
I was flying BA JFK to LHR. I wanted to get the front row seats so i told them I sprained my ankle,  and they gave me the front row.
When I was checking in they asked me if I needed a wheel chair, I told them I don't need one now but when I land I will take one. I totally forgot about it.

When I got off the plane there was a wheel chair waiting for me. I went in.

There was a huge customs line, they took me to the side and the agent just stamped my passport and let me right through.
After the attendant brought me to baggage claim, i picked up my suitcase said thank you, gave him a tip and walked away.
Very cool but you call this a travel hack? Its a travel lie to get something...

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2019, 04:12:28 PM »
My best travel hack is doing the #starbucksmethod in the airport.
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2019, 04:39:16 PM »
Starbucks method? Meh! I've been getting unlimited coffee in kosher coffee shops for years. (Well at least until 2 years ago, haven't tried the method since then)
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2019, 04:57:27 PM »
My best travel hack is doing the #starbucksmethod in the airport.

What you do is order two vente Americanos. One, you throw in the barrista's face while it is scalding, and the other you grab and run out the door with.


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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2019, 05:38:08 PM »
Starbucks method? Meh! I've been getting unlimited coffee in kosher coffee shops for years. (Well at least until 2 years ago, haven't tried the method since then)
same here. recently the shames started asking $5 a month
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2019, 05:42:52 PM »
same here. recently the shames started asking $5 a month
Very simple and not a secret.
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2019, 05:48:34 PM »
What is the Starbucks Method?

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2019, 05:50:42 PM »
What is the Starbucks Method?
a very close friend of the UPS method.

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2019, 05:51:12 PM »
a very close friend of the UPS method.

So both of these are things that don't exist?

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2019, 05:51:53 PM »
So both of these are things that don't exist?
What makes you think so?